There was a man who claimed he was 256, the Chinese government claimed he was 197 years old, it was also said that he was seven feet tall.
French mathematician Joseph Fourier believed wrapping his body in a blanket was beneficial to his health. He died after tripping on it and falling down the stairs.
To prevent inmates from masturbating, doctors at New York’s Elmira Reformatory chloroformed masturbators and implanted metal rings through their foreskins.
Only 5–10% of people who receive CPR, survive it.
Maintaining good posture can burn up to 350 calories each day.
The pain caused by kidney stone is worse than childbirth and gunshot wounds.
In 2005 a 13 year-old baby was born after cryogenics had kept it frozen as an embryo.
Diarrhea was the leading cause of death among soldiers in the American Civil War. And soldiers had a code of honor against shooting at someone who was pooping.
Human saliva contains a natural painkiller, called opiorphin, that can be up to six times more powerful than morphine.